Narrative of a Voyage to Hudson's Bay: In His Majesty's Ship Rosamond Containing Some Account of the North-Eastern Coast of Americ[a] and of the Tribes Inhabiting that Remote Region

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J. Mawman, By R. Watts, 1817 - 279 pagine

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